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At the corner of Billings Road and Warm Springs Road
Current Zoning Classification:
NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:
SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4) with a variance from the 30 foot rear setback and 35% lot coverage to be a 20 foot rear setback and 45% lot coverage variance.
Current Use of Property:
Proposed Use of Property:
Detached Single Family Residential
District 6 (Allen)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:
based on the staff report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:
based on compatibility with existing land uses. Conditions are: 1) the rear setback lines shall be reduced from thirty (30) feet to twenty (20) feet, and 2) the thirty-five (35%) percent lot coverage requirement shall be increased to forty-five (45%) percent.
Fort Benning's Recommendation:
General Land Use:
Planning Area B, Land Use Designation is
Single Family Residential
The property does not lie within the floodway and floodplain area. The developer will need an approved drainage plan prior to issuance of a Site Development permit, if a permit is required.
Properties are served by all city services.
This rezoning request does not anticipate generating a negative impact on the transportation network.
– SFR1 (General Commercial)
– SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
– GC (General Commercial)
Reasonableness of Request
The request is compatible with existing land-uses.
The site shall include a Category A buffer along all property lines bordered by the GC zoning districts. The 3 options under Category A are:
with a certain amount of canopy trees, under story trees, and shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet.
with a certain amount of shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet and a wood fence or masonry wall.
undisturbed natural buffer.
Attitude of Property Owners:
Thirty Nine (39)
property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received one comment regarding this rezoning request.
No additional information.
Land Use and Zoning Map.pdf
Future Land Use Map.pdf
Site design for 38 new SFR lots.pdf